Early retirement is the newest trend amongst successful entrepreneurs. It doesn’t necessarily mean you will retire for good, but it is defined as a short break from the “real world.” Most successful entrepreneurs build a great big business and then have the ability to live a more carefree life. Below are the top destinations for successful “early” retirees!

Bel Air, Los Angeles

Although the Bel Air neighborhood is considered to be one of the most expensive regions in Los Angeles, it still does not change the fact that when it comes to a sedate life filled with all the social amenities and in luxurious surroundings, this is the best place for a retiree to settle in. Famous for its seclusion within the mountains of Los Angeles, this would be a perfect place for senior citizens to live out their golden years while partaking in social and outdoor activities like hiking, biking, golfing etc.

Manhattan Beach, Los Angeles

The Manhattan Beach has two favorable locations for individuals looking for the perfect retirement neighborhood. They are:

–       Hill Section: this neighborhood has a lot to offer retirees from the best view of the ocean within the Los Angeles area, access to outdoor and beach sports like surfing, parasailing and an entertaining nightlife to make you feel young again. The houses here are looked atop sprawling hills making for a good overview of the environs beneath and around it.

–       Sand Section: the sand section is the sister of the hill section of the Manhattan Beach. Here, the houses are located close to the beach instead of atop sprawling hills. This neighborhood is notable for its beautiful and desirable oceanfront homes alongside splendid pathways beside the beach. Retirees can spend countless days outside in the sun.


Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles

This area has dominated in the sales volume for the past 3 years now with a good 30% of the sales coming from those of retirement age. The neighborhood happens to be located close to the Manhattan Beach off north. It is a good place to live among friends and family members while enjoying nature to the fullest. For retirees looking tostill remain close to family members yet still have the space to do their own things, this is the perfect spot.


According to statistics, the third most known place after Beverly Hills and Bel Air is the neighborhood of Malibu. This is also one of the many locations in this articles that boasts of proximity to the ocean but an added plus is also the view of the mountains. For those of retirement age still looking to remain active and in shape, this area is a good place to achieve that as there are a lot of things to do from mountain biking, hiking, camping, sailing etc.

The Fairfax District

The Fairfax district is a bustling local that has a wide range of features to offer from the farmer’s market, plentiful restaurants that provide easy dining services, entertainment complexes and active social life; this is definitely a place worth considering as a retirement location. The individuals that reside here are from the 30s upward and it also helps that the neighborhood is situated a the central part of the Los Angeles area making it to access all parts of the region.